Johannesburg Airport Car Hire : OR Tambo


O.R Tambo Airport is a huge airport located in Kempton Park, Gauteng in the city of Johannesburg. Newly updated since the 2010 World Cup, the airport has great facilities and is frequented by almost 24 million passengers each year.


Johannesburg Airport is a 20 minute drive from central Johannesburg or approximately 21km. It is situated in the suburb of Kempton Park.

Getting There

By Car

Getting to OR Tambo Airport by Car is simple - follow the R24 Freeway and it's signs towards O.R Tambo Airport.

By Train

The airport can be accessed by Rail from both Sandton and Pertoria train stations using the Gautrain Airlink. The airport train station is located on the upper levels between terminals A & B. Signs within the airport will lead you to the terminal railway station.

By Bus

The airport is serviced by a large number of bus companies with bus stops located directly outside the domestic and international terminals. Private minibuses and shuttles also frequent the airport and costs approximately R330. Users are however advised to be careful with your choice of provider.

By Taxi

Taxi's from in and around Johannesburg are recommended for travel to Johannesburg Airport as you will be ensured of being driven from door to door. The journey is approximately 30-40 minutes depending on your pickup and drop off location. Taxi's cost approx R230-R300 from Johannesburg to the Airport depending on metered charges.


A large number of international and domestic airlines service OR Tambo Airport, including South African Airways, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Comair.

Car Hire

Johannesburg Airport car hire is easy when you have the ability to compare car rental prices all in one screen. Crazy Car Hire has a huge number of vehicles in Johannesburg and South Africa. Rental car companies include Avis, Hertz, Thrifty, Budget, Tempest and First Car Rental. Car Rental desks are located in the airport terminal, however customers are advised to book well before travel dates. This will ensure you receive the best price on car hire. Cars available in the fleet range from small economy type cars to larger vehicles, sedans, vans and minibuses. For more Car Hire deals in Johannesburg check out our rental car vehicles on our unique booking engine..


There is a large amount of Accommodation options available in and around Johannesburg. A popular choice in central Johannesburg that is safe for tourists is Sandton which is also serviced by a large shopping centre.

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